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Boko Haram Search catalogue MMS 9839390445602711
Boko Haram, (Hausa: 'Westernization Is Sacrilege') byname of Jama'at Ahl al-Sunna lil-Da'awah wa al-Jihad (Arabic: 'Association of the People of the Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad'), is an Islamic sectarian movement, founded in 2002 by Muhammed Yusuf in northeastern Nigeria. (Encyclopaedia Britannica online, March 2019).
Association of the People of the Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad
Jama'at Ahl al-Sunna lil-Da'awah wa al-Jihad
06.05 RELIGIOUS PROCESSES AND ORGANIZATION
Added 2019. For publications indexed before 2019, use a combination of Islamic movements, fundamentalism, rebellions and/or terrorism, and Nigeria.
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